Rekhet Si-Asar is the Executive Director of In Black Ink (IBI). Rekhet was born in Guyana, South America, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York, where she received a degree in Illustrative Art at Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, a M.A, and E.d. S from the University of Minnesota in Child Development and School Psychology. Si-Asar is a School Psychologist, Educator, and Coordinator of a local science and cultural program for youth K–8th grade. She has co-founded Papyrus Publishing Inc., in 1998 with her husband, Anura Si-Asar. Papyrus have published such titles as “Hiptionary, the Myth of Race and Reality of Racism,” by Mahmoud El-Kati, “Crusaders for Justice,” by Arthur McWatt, and “Best in Class,” by Eric Mahmoud all of which are local writers, educators, community activists/historians.